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Nicholas Altare

Langhe Nebbiolo 2018

Nicholas Altare is a hot shot young gun winemaker following natural viticulture in Dogliani. Altare's Nebbiolo is packed full of individuality and character and is considered a cult bottle in Japan. 
  • Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo 
    Viticulture: Practising natural viticulture
    Vinification: 21 days skin contact fermentation in steel vats
    Ageing: 6/8 months in Slavonian oak 
    Bottles produced: 1,500 
    Alcohol: 13% abv

  • Colour: Medium ruby red
    Nose: Seducing nose with fresh fruit and floral aromas
    Palate: Medium-bodied, well-balanced with velvety tannins  

  • Located in Dogliani, a small appellation just a few miles from Barolo, Nicholas Altare is a young winemaker with big dreams. After working many years for another producer, Nicholas took over his family cantina and now produces just a few thousand bottles of stunning Dolcetto and Nebbiolo following natural viticulture